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Farmhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car essential

Fienile "Il Poggio" is a rustic Tuscan country home on the Florentine hills about 20 km from Florence's historical centre. The farmhouse is available as a holiday rental, perfect for anyone seeking to stay close to Florence while being in the calm and quiet of the Tuscan countryside. The farmhouse is surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. From Fienile "il Poggio", Florence's historical centre can be easily reached in about 40 minutes by car. The house has been renovated without losing any of its rural character and features beamed ceilings and terracotta-tiled floors.

The apartment is very comfortable and while not extremely luxurious, it offers all of the amenities required to make a stay here relaxing and special with the charm of the beautiful surrounding Tuscan coutryside. Ilaria and Costanza are two warm and welcoming locals who live nearby and are on-hand to help you enjoy your stay.

he rates for the apartment include the linen, cleaning and any use of heating and electricity. Animals of any size are extremely welcome (no extra charges) and the apartment has a no smoking policy. Stays are normally offered for a whole week, but stays of even one night are possible when there is availability.

Accommodation

Ground floor: living room, Kitchen and 1 bathroom

There is a living-room with a TV and fireplace as well as a sitting-room with a sofa. There is a well-equipped kitchen with an oven, freezer, microwave and an American style coffee maker. The kitchen has access to the terrace.

First floor: 2 double bedrooms, 2 bathroom, 1 studio, laundry room.

On the first floor are two bedrooms. The first bedroom has a has a large queen-size bed,walking closet, satellite TV, and an en-suite bathroom with shower.

The other bedroom has a double-size bed. It is possibile to add a baby cot and baby wash tub. There is also a bathroom with a bathtub. Additionally, there is a study and a laundry room.

Maid service (upon request), baby cot and washing bath tub (upon request), barbecue equipment, washing machine, microwave, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi.

Central heating is underfloor. In the bathrooms there are standard radiators with thermostats on each. Although there is no air-conditioning, there is never any need as the stone construction of the house keeps it pleasantly cool in the summer.

Services

Shops, supermarkets, restaurants, a post office, ATM and much more are situated in Calenzano (15 minutes by car) and Croci di Calenzano (10 minutes by car).

Extremely recommended is a 5 min by car pizzeria and restaurant, "Da Gennaro", where you can order takeaway pizza.

Fienile "Il Poggio" is located 20 kilometers from Florence, in the green hills of the Calvana.

Shoppers will love the closeness to the outlet stores in Barberino del Mugello, just 18 km from the house, where they can shop for fashion labels at convenient prices in an elegant and sophisticated environment.

Sports fans can join the crowds at the Mugello Motordrome which is only 20 km from the Fienile "Il Poggio”.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Amerigo Vespucci, Florence 20 km, Nearest railway: Calenzano 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Tuscany region

Tuscan region.

Florence

Guests at "Il Poggio" spend the day in Florence enjoying its museums, churches and main tourist attractions while being able to head back to the quiet and relaxing atmosphere of the house in the hills of Florence.

The closest city to the house is Calenzano which offers Medieval and renaissance architecture, including the Calenzano Alto castle. The city has a backdrop of enchanting hills dotted with villas, farms, and the crenellated towers and walls of the Legri Castle.

For hiking and walking lovers, Fienile "il Poggio" is the perfect location to start long walks.

Guests seeking a vacation in the great outdoors discovering the beautiful Mugello landscape need only choose between Lake Bilancino, 15 km from the house, or the villages of San Piero a Sieve, Scarperia and Borgo San Lorenzo where nature trails lead on captivating hikes, and fabulous horseback and bicycle rides through the woods. Golfers can take their pick from the glorious courses just a few kilometers away from the house like the 18-hole Le Pavoniere club in Prato (20 km away), Poggio dei Medici in Scarperia (25 km away) and the Ugolino Golf club in Florence (30 km away).

Shoppers will love the closeness to the outlet stores in Barberino del Mugello, just 18 km from the house, where they can shop for fashion labels at convenient prices in an elegant and sophisticated environment.

Sports fans can join the crowds at the Mugello Motordrome which is only 20 km from the Fienile "Il Poggio”.

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2 Nov 2013

4/5

"Charming Italian house in a lovely setting."

This house was perfect for us- it gave us the peace and quiet that we needed but was ideally set for getting into Florence by train. It really is a lovely house and in all honesty, although its not 5 … More

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